Whare Amai Early Learning Centre Gisborne

Puna manager

Early learning / kōhanga reo, Centre manager

English, Te reo Māori, Hauora, Hangarau, Ngā Reo, Ngā Toi, Te Reo Māori, Te Reo Pākehā, Tikanga ā-iwi, Pāngarau, Pūtaiao, Belonging / Mana Whenua, Contribution / Mana Tangata, Communication / Mana Reo, Exploration / Mana Aotūroa, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 10:28 AM 12 June 2019
Closes 5pm 26 June 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9v3h

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa is dedicated to providing memorable experiences through a nurturing and caring environment for tamariki and whānau by offering quality holistic educational opportunities utilising interactive learning. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a puna manager to manage this purpose-built, innovative centre.

About the role:

As puna manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day running of this early childhood centre. Leading using a strengths-based model, mentoring your team, building close relationships with whānau, leading programme planning and self-review, tamariki enrolments and budget management will all be part of your day.

You will need:

  • BEd/Dip Tch (ECE)
  • Teaching Council of Aotearoa practising certificate (current and full status)
  • Three to 5 years’ management in early childhood education
  • Experience teaching in a range of early childhood education environments
  • The ability to manage and lead a diverse team
  • Excellent planning and facilitation skills
  • A sound understanding of āhuatanga Māori (values, culture and tikanga) with the ability to greet and acknowledge people in te reo Māori and pronounce Māori words correctly.

Why you should apply:

  • We are committed to providing high-quality care and education for all tamariki and whānau and the wider community through aroha
  • We are active in rangahau, with our leadership team contributing to local and international research
  • We celebrate te reo Māori, uphold it and revere it as a taonga tuku iho
  • We offer competitive remuneration with automatic progression on your anniversary, health insurance, ongoing professional learning and development, and a wide internal support network.

This position is classed as a Core Worker and will need to pass a safety check under the Children’s Act 2014.

How to apply

To apply for this position please register and apply on our jobs site: twoa.careercentre.net.nz

Maree Champion
(0800) 777 404

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Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9v3h

Listed 10:28 AM 12 June 2019
Closes 5pm 26 June 2019

Whare Amai Early Learning Centre NZ

ECE centre details

Whare Amai Early Learning Centre

Type: Education and Care Service
Maximum licenced places: 50

Service ID: 45863
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Physical address:
630 Childers Road, Te Hapara, Gisborne

Postal Address:
P O Box 6076, Urlich, Hamilton 3246